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Intermountain Health Registered Nurse Billings Urology Clinic in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

The Registered Nurse (RN) is a professional caregiver who assumes responsibility and accountability for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care of patients. The Clinic RN utilizes the nursing process by use of technology, therapeutic intervention, evidence-based practice and coordination of care with other health team members in an outpatient clinic setting. Clinic RNs are pivotal members of the care delivery team headed by the physician and have specialized knowledge, skills and ability pertinent to ambulatory care patient needs. Scope of performance includes prioritization and triage of care delivery, implementing established standing orders and protocols, performing procedures and therapies consistent with training and licensure.

Scope

1.Performs general nursing care to patients by following established standards and procedures.

  1. Obtains patient consent for care and ensures patient confidentiality.

  2. Obtains and documents health history, information on chief complaint, vital signs, and health risk factors and assesses disease condition.

  3. Provides patient care based on practice guidelines, standards of care, and federal/state laws and regulations.

  4. Executes prescribed treatments and medical interventions, administers prescribed medications, and monitor and document treatment progress and patient response. Refer to/consult with physicians, other health providers, and community resources to prevent/resolve problems or concerns.

  5. Educates patients and families about health status, health maintenance, and management of acute and chronic conditions.

  6. Documents patient assessment and intervention data using established medical record forms/automated systems and documentation practices.

  7. Participates in multidisciplinary teams to improve patient care processes and outcomes.

  8. Tracks quality assurance data and monitor for acute and chronic care management.

Minimum Qualifications:

Required

  • Graduate of an accredited school of nursing is required

  • Current/valid Registered Nurse license from the state licensing board is required

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) is required

  • One (1) year related experience in a clinic or acute hospital nursing setting is required

Preferred

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing is preferred

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements list must be representative of the knowledge, skills, minimum education, training, licensure, experience, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Regular attendance to perform work on site during regularly scheduled business hours or scheduled shifts is required

  2. Knowledge of nursing processes; health care systems, structure, and functions; and community resources. Understanding of health care technology, equipment, and supplies. Familiarity with state law on nursing care, nurse practice guidelines, and clinic policies and procedures.

  3. Ability to effectively communicate to staff and patients.

  4. Demonstrate sound judgment and composure with the ability to take appropriate action in questionable or emergency situations.

  5. Maintain a positive, caring attitude towards patients.

  6. Possess a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism.

  7. Critical thinking skills within scope of practice population health management and improvement of patient outcomes.

Physical Requirements:

Ongoing need for employee to see and read information, labels, assess patient needs, operate monitors, identify equipment and supplies.- and -Frequent interactions with patient care providers, patients, and visitors that require employee to verbally communicate as well as hear and understand spoken information, alarms, needs, and issues quickly and accurately, particularly during emergency situations.- and -Manual dexterity of hands and fingers to manipulate complex and delicate equipment with precision and accuracy. This includes frequent computer use and typing for documenting patient care, accessing needed information, medication preparation, etc.- and -Expected to lift and utilize full range of movement to transfer patients. Will also bend to retrieve, lift, and carry supplies and equipment. Typically includes items of varying weights, up to and including heavy items.- and -Need to walk and assist with transporting/ambulating patients and obtaining and distributing supplies and equipment. This includes pushing/pulling gurneys and portable equipment, including heavy items. Often required to navigate crowded and busy rooms (full of equipment, power cords on the floor, etc).- and -May be expected to stand in a stationary position for an extended period of time.

Anticipated job posting close date:

04/25/2024

Location:

Billings Downtown Clinic

Work City:

Billings

Work State:

Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$24.50 - $43.54

We care about your well-being – mind, body, and spirit – which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/employee-benefits/) , and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers (http://www.sclhealthbenefits.org) ; and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/working-for-intermountain/diversity/) .

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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